I still remember the first time I heard Cory Asbury’s “Reckless Love,” a song that was the smash hit single on Christian radio a few years back. At the time, I wasn’t a Christian – quite the opposite in fact. It wouldn’t be fair to classify my views as atheistic, but they were certainly irreligious.Continue reading “On Pain and Reckless Love”
Surely the being who ostensibly created the universe could extend His hand and, say, stop genocide or reverse a famine.
How can I give The Bible a place of authority in my life? It’s not like God just dropped a golden book from heaven with his perfect Word. It’s a human document, which means humans not only wrote it, but humans ultimately decided what books of The Bible made the cut and which didn’t.
In order to determine whether or not the resurrection is historical, it must be shown that our hypothesis (Jesus was actually raised from the dead) fits the extant data.
For the inaugural post on John’s Apologetics blog, we will be tackling an oft-discussed but not oft-understood aspect of Christ’s death – the pain of the crucifixion. Before I jump into that, I would like to give a brief introduction to this blog. If the Christian message could be distilled down into three simple words,Continue reading “Christ’s Pain – Beyond the Physical”